SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ longtime House speaker has renewed a push to tax the state’s millionaires to boost funding for schools.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A measure is moving forward that would establish a Chicago police pilot program for a field drug test that advocates say could be an invaluable tool for police.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lawmakers will work with mental health professionals to look for ways to help mentally ill children in the hopes of preventing school shootings.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have proposed dozens of bills to tweak the state’s gun laws.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois lawmaker wants to tighten the rules for parents seeking to exempt their children from vaccination requirements because of religious beliefs.
CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) — A class of fourth-graders in central Illinois was learning about state symbols when students stumbled upon a puzzling question: Why does Illinois have a state fruit but no state vegetable?
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois lawmaker has resigned from the General Assembly to take a job in Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first shot at a state budget didn’t include new taxes. But no one should assume the ultimate solution to Illinois’ budget crisis won’t involve opening their wallets.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers want to increase the share of clean energy purchased in Illinois with a bill they say will bring jobs to the state.